Thread: Proposal: Penguins - Bolts
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02-11-2013, 02:57 AM
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Originally Posted by GoGuins8711 View Post
I think it's a fair deal. But I think Shero is a lot higher on Pouliot than we may know, so I doubt he'll be traded anytime soon.

Maybe something like Dumoulin + for Connolly could work. Dumoulin is probably about as NHL ready as Connolly is, very solid defensively and has some offensive potential too.
I like Dumoulin a lot but he isn't fetching us a recent top-10 pick that's developing nicely. Even if that + is a 1st round pick, it's still not enough to get Connolly from Tampa. To get Connolly we'd need to give up one of Pouliot, Morrow or Despres - Dumoulin wouldn't be good enough main piece to get Connolly. And even with those three, getting Connolly from Yzerman would be tough, even if the value would be there.

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